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Two Key Gyri, a Notable Sulcus, and the Wandering Cranial Nerve

James H. Austin

in Living Zen Remindfully: Retraining Subconscious Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035088
eISBN:
9780262336475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035088.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the structure and multiple functions of the angular gyrus, the parahippocampal gyrus, and the superior temporal sulcus (STS). It also distinguishes between the fusiform face ... More


The Parietal Lobes

Frederick L. Coolidge

in Evolutionary Neuropsychology: An Introduction to the Evolution of the Structures and Functions of the Human Brain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190940942
eISBN:
9780190940973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940942.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter discusses the parietal lobes, whose primary function is to gather and integrate sensory information to aid the motor cortex in appropriate movements. Damage to the parietal regions in ... More


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